Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Topic: IAS

Image of a Bomdila Police vehicle allegedly vandalised by Arunachal Scouts personnel | The Arunachal Times

Bomdila bust-up is more proof that civil-military relations are at an all-time low

Veterans and bureaucrats say Bomdila incident stems from many unresolved issues and friction between civilian administration and military.
View of a Bomdila PS vehicle allegedly vandalised by Arunachal Scouts personnel | The Arunachal Times

IAS body wants defence ministry to take action against Army for Arunachal ‘assault’

IAS association claims Army personnel manhandled district magistrate and DSP. Army denies allegations, says cops beat up with its personnel.  
Dhaka city | Commons

Bangladesh no longer a backward neighbour, it has overtaken India on GDP growth

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with IAS officers participating in a training programme in New Delhi | pmindia.gov.in

Modi govt’s plan to allow lateral entry into IAS is stuck

UPSC and Cabinet Secretariat are confused about how to take the matter forward. The 6,000 applications haven’t even been sorted yet.

Centre’s IAS officers shortage: Need for lateral entry of experts or should states fix gap?

The Modi government only has 34 per cent of the IAS officers it should ideally have. The Centre relies on states for its IAS cadre, but the latter is ...
PM Modi interacting with IAS probationers in 2015 | pmindia.gov.in

Central govt is bearing the brunt of severe shortage of IAS officers

The Centre, which relies on states for IAS officers, has only 34 per cent of the officers it should ideally have.  
IAS trainees | www.narendramodi.in

In Modi govt, just 4% of IAS officers are from Gujarat cadre, but they hold the key posts

Of the 18 Gujarat IAS officers in the Central government, 4 serve in the PMO, 4 in the finance ministry and 2 in the home ministry.

In new engineering course: Wright brothers didn’t invent plane, batteries existed in Vedic age

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
File image of the North Block, Central Secretariat, New Delhi

IAS has now become a customer service, pleasing politicians and businessmen

The new motto for the IAS seems to be: 'Customer, not the Constitution, is Supreme.'
Arvind Kejriwal

10 IAS, IFS and other civil servants who made it big in politics

Chhattisgarh IAS officer O.P. Choudhary joins a long list of those who made the switch. He signed up with the BJP at CM Raman Singh’s behest.
Madhya Pradesh

Congress promises restrictions on RSS shakhas in MP: Cynical poll ploy or hard secularism?

The Congress party in its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh has vowed to ban government employees from attending RSS shakhas or using government property for their m...